Monthly Archives: December 2009

Sailing Photo Of The Day – Chikara Outlaw & Valheru

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Sailing chief Derbyshire made OBE

British sailing’s Olympic performance director John Derbyshire admits he is “surprised and flattered” to become an OBE in the New Year Honours List. Continue reading

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Rolex Sydney Hobart : Two True, she’s the overall winner

Andrew Saies’ new boat Two True this afternoon became just the fourth South Australian yacht to win the Rolex Sydney Yacht Race overall, but the win did not come without a long wait and plenty of angst. Finishing the … Continue reading

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Rolex Sydney Hobart: She rolls into Hobart the PHS winner

Peter Rodgers did not quite take in the fact that he had provisionally won the PHS class overall in this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race when he moored at Constitution Dock just before midday today; maybe the slight … Continue reading

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Rolex Sydney Hobart : Two True’s win hangs in the balance

As the remainder of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race fleet trickles across the finish line, Andrew Saies’ Beneteau First 40 Two True has moved into contention for the overall win. But first they have to survive this morning’s … Continue reading

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Rex Sellers named Member of New Zealand Order of Merit

Double Olympic medallist Rex Samuel Sellers has been recognised in the New Years Honours List for his services to New Zealand Yachting. Sellers was today named one of New Zealand’s greatest contributors and highest achievers, when he was named … Continue reading

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Race: Handicap winner still in balance

The smallest boat in the fleet, Zephyr Hamilton Elevators, was as of this evening, still well in the running to win the IRC overall handicap division of the 2009 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. Zephyr is a Sea Nymph 33 … Continue reading

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Pittwater & Coffs Harbour: Bruce Hogan’s Marten 49 Perpetual Mocean takes line honours

An eventful day in the Pittwater Trophy Offshore Race, the first of four races in the 29th Pittwater & Coffs Harbour Offshore Series, hosted by the RPAYC which got off to a great start off Barrenjoey in a solid … Continue reading

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Orange Bowl Int’l Youth Regatta: Foiling international Moth sailboat & Viper makes sailors drool

Biscayne Bay was definitely the center of Miami’s action between the competing Orange Bowl boats, many coach boats and spectators and recreational boats (motor and sail) streaming down the Intercoastal. A foiling international Moth sailboat and a Viper were … Continue reading

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Rolex Sydney Hobart: Dolphins and the puffs bring back memories of special mates

A pod of dolphins off Bicheno on the Tasmanian east coast, the biggest that veteran yachtsman Roger Hickman has ever seen, stopped him in his tracks on board the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race entrant Audi Centre Melbourne yesterday. … Continue reading

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